Bhavin Bhagalia

Account Director, LinkedIn

Staffordshire University London

Bhavin Bhagalia is an Account Director for Higher Education at LinkedIn, with a particular focus in leveraging his 16+ years of experience in the education sector to help universities and colleges achieve their strategic goals and grow their online presence. Bhavin has been working in the EdTech sector since 2004, starting with e-learning courses for GCSE students, before moving to the Education team at Gartner advising UK Universities on their digital transformation strategies.

Prior to joining LinkedIn, Bhavin spent 3 years at Microsoft as a sector lead for further and higher education, supporting student innovation panels as a judge for Birmingham City University; mentoring candidates back to work with the DWP, and rapidly increasing both the move to cloud technology and development of cloud-based skills for students and staff.

Bhavin holds a BSc (Hons) in Multimedia Technology from the University of Hertfordshire and continues his passion for technology through gaming and Internet of Things (IoT).

Academic qualifications

  • BSc (Hons) Multimedia Technology, University of Hertfordshire
in the UK for Quality Education

Sustainable Development Goal 4, Times Higher Education Impact Rankings 2024

for Career Prospects

Whatuni Student Choice Awards 2023

for Facilities

Whatuni Student Choice Awards 2023

for Social Inclusion

The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2023

of Research Impact is ‘Outstanding’ or ‘Very Considerable’

Research Excellence Framework 2021

of Research is “Internationally Excellent” or “World Leading”

Research Excellence Framework 2021

Four Star Rating

QS Star Ratings 2021